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and availability. >> reporter: and another big change this year, the use of mobile devices have doubled. one in four shoppers used apps to find the best deal and add more brick and mortars offering online price matching and retailers are finding more shoppers like this who find big- ticket items online but buy in store to -- to bring it home right away. >> i have been looking online but i feel like you spend forever researching. >> many will buy big on monday. remember, don't click on unknown links, don't use passwords that you use for other accounts. do use a secured wireless connection and do use your credit card instead of your debit card. credit cards come with more protection. and log on to cbssf.com to find the best sites for cyber monday deals. >> thanks, julie. >>> well other bay area headlines. a san francisco sheriff's deputy accused of holding up a bank pleaded not guilty. prosecutors say fingerprints and surveillance video lead philip tong to the heist at bank of america on balboa street. investigators say tong was deeply in debt and recently filed for bankruptcy. >>> no word on
out. they show up. there's nights where the customers have sat here all night waiting to help us do sandbags. and we sandbag the whole neighborhood as a team. the hydrology people say the tides don't matter. everybody who lives in napa thinks tides do matter. we'll see how it works out. >> reporter: tides do matter and tomorrow we have two high tides the second one occurring at 1:40 in the afternoon should reach levels over 7 feet. watch us online at cbssf.com/weather. reporting from napa, roberta gonzales cbs 5. >>> thank you. one north bay community is always on alert during heavy rains. san anselmo has seen some very serious flooding over the years. but some businesses there tell cbs 5's mike sugerman, there is no need to make a big production out of it. >> reporter: well, allen, at san anselmo it is raining now and i'm by the creek and it's actually a beautiful sight. but it would take coming up to about here to actually flood and a lot of people are saying, i don't think that's going to really happen. it's november in san anselmo and here comes the rain. residents know when tha
: is that fair. >> it's all strategic. [ laughter ] >> reporter: yeah. now, people using their mobile devices this year expected to increase that option by about 110%. and cyber monday alone expected to be worth about $2 billion. liz? >> wow. all right. those deals must be worth it. don knapp in emeryville, thank you. >>> shoppers did start lining up well before the sun came up today. as elissa harrington shows us some bay area bargain hunters were disappointed before dawn instead of getting deals. >> reporter: >> reporter: and they're off! black friday shoppers got started a full day early this year. a slew of stores opened thursday. kmart in san mateo let customers in at 6 a.m. but deal seekers started lining up in the cold the night before. >> 10:00 last night. >> the firstget the deals for christmas all for the family. >> reporter: the hot ticket items electronics. >> tvs, computers, xboxest, you name it. >> reporter: hundreds at kmart waited hours for this tv a 32" plasma for $97. but the mad rush to the electronics section was a big disappointment for many shoppers. only 10 of those tvs
to a different retail chain but i'm going to use it anyway, attention walmart shoppers. you may want to prepare for a different kind of line this black friday. a picket line. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on the wage war that could shake up some shopping plans. ann. >>> reporter: it's not clear what we'll see at walmart across the bay area over the next couple of days. there are going to be some labor actions but they seem to be disorganized and they don't actually always include walmart employees. [ chanting ] >>> reporter: these are not walmart workers. they are child care advocates who took the extraordinary step of marching into this oakland walmart to protest the way the company does business. >> they need to be more supportive of the american families and, you know, raise their wages and treat their workers with respect. [ chanting ] >> reporter: this is the ramp- up to a thanksgiving day black friday one-two punch against the retail giant. actions include strikes and protests nationwide. each location will be different and there is a sense of general disorganization. raymond bravo works
't sitting out at those tables today. [ laughter ] >> reporter: he met us at the castro and wanted to display his thoughts on the matter. >> thank you, joe vazquez. >>> that's bad timing at the dinner hour. as the holiday travel rush heats up the rain is coming down. chief meteorologist paul deanno tracking the storm for us. >> we'll talk more about the commute than we'll talk about "that." we have a lot of rainfall out there on the peninsula. high-def doppler radar. first time lapse mode shows you all the moisture piling in from the pacific. now a little tighter and show you the live radar the actual sweep and where the radar and the rain is as of this second. it's a soggy drive on 101 from santa rosa to novato. north all the way up to cloverdale and healdsburg and we're also wet in napa county. we're wet in san francisco and right across the golden gate bridge sausalito and tiburon now enjoying some rainfall, as well. take a look at the rainfall disparity. our computer predicts 10 times as much rainfall in san rafael than compared to san jose. so farther north the more rain you will receive
under $497 billion today. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez tells us as stocks drop, customer loyalty remains high. >> reporter: apple fans always remain loyal to the company. >> i think the brand is the product. it's not going any of where. >> reporter: but investors have been a lot more fickle. >> apple dropped about 30% from its all-time high of $705. >> reporter: and that's just since september. menlo park portfolio manager patrick white says a combination of factors has triggered a bona fide apple sell-off. >> to drop 30% in a short period of time means the investment public's perception has changed. and either they are using it for a source of funds or they think that the company has sold all the ipads and imax that they are going to sell ever. >> reporter: although apple stocks finished up slightly today, its price of $527 a share is not enough to erase its dramatic downhill slide. dating back to the original ipod and then continuing with the iphone and the ipad, apple has had a string of consumer hits. what it hasn't had a lot of, that is until now, is competition. >> microsoft and kn
tells us when the rain is going to get here. >> looks and feels like rain but it's not here yet. showers are offshore paralleling the coastline moving from south to north so we have about five or six more hours before the rain begins. big area of low pressure we have been watching this guy all week long. it's now approaching the coastline and actually southern california has seen some moderate to heavy rainfall just to the north and west of los angeles. for us tonight tomorrow morning, this is very likely going to be a sloppy commute early tomorrow. check out the bull's eye of rainfall. santa rosa, our computer model forecasting more than an inch of rain just between now and 6:00 tomorrow evening. we'll talk more about the weekend how long that rain is going to stick around coming up. >> we'll see you in a few. thank you. >>> he gunned down two people in a jealous rage. now a jury will decide whether a toll plaza killer get the dealt sentence. cbs 5 reporter don knapp says the family is split when it comes to the fate of the convicted killer. >> reporter: jurors were literally on the edg
5 reporter mark sayre shows us the storm preparations under way. >> reporter: residents in the north bay expect they are going to be hit hard. they are aware of the potential dangers from past experience and residents are not taking any chances. with some predictions of perhaps a foot of rainfall in the north bay hills over the next few days, residents like patricia aren't taking chances. >> we live in kind of a low spot at the bottom of a hill so a lot of water comes down and so this is to go around the garage, some of the doors and basement. >> reporter: she hired the son of a friend to help her get ready for the storms and they are loading up on sandbags. >> 15, 20 pounds but not too heavy or you won't be able to line them up correctly. >> reporter: san anselmo is no stranger to flooding. the downtown area was heavily damaged in 2005 so residents and merchants alike take the warnings of what's in store seriously. michael feldman's art gallery still displays a plaque which shows the high watermark in 2005 halfway up the main entrance. >> i think this one is going to be strong. a lo
't appear. >> thank you. >>> now to the black friday you're more used to seeing long lines of shoppers. they waited hours for the midnight opening of best buy in santana row in san jose. as soon as workers gave the green light customers poured inside searching for bargains. >> to be able to get a good deal on this, it's worth standing in line for it. >> so what do customers have their eyes on? a lot of said the same thing no surprise here, tvs. >>> things died down by the time we got to target in colma just after midnight. that's because the store opened at 9:00 last night. target even offered a second round of deals that started at 4 a.m. of the. >> we have investigated if we could get the same price all year and usually black friday is it. >> this is the first time target opened that early on a black friday. >>> lines of cars tied up traffic in livermore. bargain hunters waited to get to the paragon outlet as cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us. >> reporter: it's the day of deals. >> i got some sweaters and i got scarves and i got a lot of shirts. >> christmas shopping already. >>
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